Episode 10: Mindfulness and Work-Life-Integration – With Bjorn Lee, Founder & CEO of MindFi

Talking and listening to Bjorn is like wandering through a big library full of books about wellbeing and mindfulness. His wealth of knowledge in this space is so resourceful that one can only take note of the books that we need to read. Bjorn has always been involved in passion projects. From starting over a decade ago with a startup community platform (which became the … Continue reading Episode 10: Mindfulness and Work-Life-Integration – With Bjorn Lee, Founder & CEO of MindFi

Episode 09: Mind over Matter For A Wakeboarding Pro – With Melanie Tan

Melanie spent 10 years in Singapore corporate to realise that this wasn’t it for her. In her early thirties she went on to do a 10-days Vipassana course which lead her to one dominant thought: she wants to do something that brings her close to water. With that, she discovered Wakeboarding. And not only she spent some days on the board in the water, she … Continue reading Episode 09: Mind over Matter For A Wakeboarding Pro – With Melanie Tan

Episode 08: Have A Plan, Stick To It & Don’t Give Up, With Matteo Chiampo

A few years ago, Matteo walked up stairs in New Delhi and was panting heavily when reaching the top. The next day he ran his first kilometer. He never liked running. It was boring. It was something he didn’t enjoy. From that 1km in India, Matteo got hooked and started to run, run and run. Races after races. Recently he finished the world famous Marathon … Continue reading Episode 08: Have A Plan, Stick To It & Don’t Give Up, With Matteo Chiampo

Episode 07: Intro To The F*** It & Cell Diet, Nourishing And Bionic Humans – With Tricia Yap, Founder of Warrior Academy

After having smashed her laptop keyboard at work in Hong Kong, Tricia decided to step out of her corporate life and focus on her passion: exercising! She went on to become a competitive MMA fighter (one of the few females at that time in Hong Kong) and started a transformation journey that led her to experiment with her mind and body. Tricia has tried almost … Continue reading Episode 07: Intro To The F*** It & Cell Diet, Nourishing And Bionic Humans – With Tricia Yap, Founder of Warrior Academy

Episode 06: Entrepreneurs Are Like Athletes – With Lingga Madu, co-founder of Sale Stock

Lingga is on his 5th company now. He started his entrepreneurial journey by selling VCRs during his student days in Jogjakarta (Indonesia) and learned quickly his lessons on what it takes to build successful companies. He went on to found several other companies in various industries, from design to waste management. He is now the co-founder of Sale Stock, a 800 people strong, fast growing … Continue reading Episode 06: Entrepreneurs Are Like Athletes – With Lingga Madu, co-founder of Sale Stock

Episode 05: What It Takes to Run Fintech Companies And Long Distance – With Ned Phillips, CEO of Bambu

What does running a financial technology (fintech) company and competing in 100 mile races have in common? Quite a lot as it turns out. Ned, a Singapore based entrepreneur and extreme sports athlete, talks in this episode about his experience in building fintech companies for the past decades in Asia and his thirst for achieving more and more in extreme sports. A true believer in … Continue reading Episode 05: What It Takes to Run Fintech Companies And Long Distance – With Ned Phillips, CEO of Bambu

Episode 04: How Fasting And Triathlons Make You A Healthier And More Focused Venture Investor – With Adrian Li, Partner at Convergence Ventures

Adrian not just likes his burgundy or Italian wine, he is also in the global top 10% of his age group of Ironmans and a successful venture capital investor in Indonesia. No surprise that his kids actually call him ‘Ironman’. He talks about his entrance to triathlons / Ironmans at a relatively young age and how his routine of exercise, nutrition and work helped him … Continue reading Episode 04: How Fasting And Triathlons Make You A Healthier And More Focused Venture Investor – With Adrian Li, Partner at Convergence Ventures

Episode 03: Overcoming Physical Limits With Grit & Gumption – With Tom Hill, Director at Rivergate Marina

Tom Hill is an achiever. Having grown up in Australia, he took part in national swimming competitions, is a passionate surfer, pilot, sailor, cyclists and runs a successful family businesses in the boating industry. Life changes dramatically when he was diagnosed with Arthritis at the age of 23. In this episode, Tom shares his journey of fighting a rare and aggressive form of Arthritis, a … Continue reading Episode 03: Overcoming Physical Limits With Grit & Gumption – With Tom Hill, Director at Rivergate Marina

Episode 02: Combining Crazy Cycling and Venture Capital – With Michael Lints, Partner at Golden Gate Ventures

Michael is not just another ordinary venture capital investor. He is first and foremost a passionate cyclists that gets up every morning at 4.30am to take on the Singapore roads and join his cycling crew. In this episode, Markus has the pleasure to discuss with Michael how cycling has changed his private and work life. His awareness of mind and body helps him to perform … Continue reading Episode 02: Combining Crazy Cycling and Venture Capital – With Michael Lints, Partner at Golden Gate Ventures

Episode 01: From Banking to Mindful Living – With Jaslyn Koh, Founder of Broc n’ Bells

In this first episode, Markus sits down with Jaslyn Koh, founder of Broc & Bells and The Busy Woman Project in Singapore, to take on the topic of Mindfulness and Exercising. Jaslyn shares her journey from working (and playing hard) in the financial industry to becoming more mindful and eventually starting her two companies. She stands for many busy woman who are combining a career, … Continue reading Episode 01: From Banking to Mindful Living – With Jaslyn Koh, Founder of Broc n’ Bells